Category Archives: Media

Rockland teacher wins $4M in libel/defamation suit against blogger

News 12 Hudson Valley CLARKSTOWN -A Rockland elementary school teacher has won millions in a lawsuit against a local blogger. The teacher alleged that the blogger defamed and bullied her in several online posts – and the jury agreed. The state Supreme Court jury awarded $4 million to Meredith Trussell-Slutsky in the libel/ defamation suit -->

Teacher Wins $4M Libel Award Against Online Blogger

Kathy Reakes, Mount Pleasant Daily Voice A Rockland County blogger was hit with a $4 million verdict for allegedly cyber-bullying a local Clarkstown elementary school teacher on her blog. Meredith Trussell-Slutsky of Clarkstown was awarded $500,000 in compensatory, and $3.5 million in punitive damages by a state Supreme Court jury on Friday during the trial -->

Clarkstown teacher wins $4 million libel award against Rockland blogger

Steve Lieberman, Rockland/Westchester Journal News A Clarkstown elementary school teacher seeking to restore her reputation won a $4 million libel award against a Rockland blogger who defamed her  during a six-month social media campaign. The state Supreme Court jury gave Meredith Trussell-Slutsky some measure of redemption by finding Carol McIlmurray libeled her with written articles and false -->

Twenty-Four Attorneys from Finkelstein & Partners Named 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Each year Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. The objective is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding -->

Fifteen Attorneys from Finkelstein & Partners Named 2017 Super Lawyers Three Recognized as Rising Stars

sl2017_gray.jpg Newburgh & Albany – Andrew G. Finkelstein, managing partner of Finkelstein & Partners LLP, one of New York State’s largest personal injury law firms, is proud to announce that fifteen of the firm’s attorneys have been named 2017 Super Lawyers. This is the eleventh consecutive year that multiple attorneys from the firm earned this -->

Finkelstein & Partners and Seasoned Kingston Attorney Join Forces

Jeff Brody Brings 44 Years’ Experience to Firm Newburgh, NY In a joint statement, attorneys Andrew Finkelstein, managing partner of Finkelstein & Partners, LLP and Jeff Brody announced today that Mr. Brody has joined Finkelstein & Partners as a trial attorney. He will be located at the firm’s Kingston office. Finkelstein & Partners is one -->